Bend As Needed

An August 2019 challenge

Bend As Needed was an August 2019 challenge, from 1st to 28th. Asanas include Forearm Wheel (Viparita Dandasana), King Pigeon (Eka Pada Raja Kapotasana), King Pigeon II (Eka Pada Rajakapotasana II) and Bridge Pose (Setu Bandha Sarvangasana).

① – Mexican handstand (Wheelpose variation)
② – Hollowback handstand (legs tucked like puppy pose, wall support)
③ – Hollowback pincha with straight legs
④ – #Headstand variant or #SirsaPadasana entry
⑤ – Viparita Dandasana variant/ Mexican pincha
⑥ – Viparita Dandasana (Forearm wheel)
⑦ – DolphinPose with #Gomukha Arms (jinny.suh.00)
⑧ – ViparitaDandasana variant (forearm wheel on elbows)
⑨ – Eka Pada Rajakapotasana II variant
⑩ – Supta Bhekasana (reclined frog pose)
⑪ – Eka Pada Padangustha Dhanurasana variant
⑫ – Gherandasana
⑬ – UrdhvaDhanurasana variant
⑭ – Eka Pada Urdhva Dhanurasana
⑮ – Eka Pada Eka Hasta Urdhva Dhanurasana
⑯ – Half Frog or #ArdhaBhekasana in #Wheel
⑰ – #Fish or #Matsyasana
⑱ – #EkaPadaPadangusthaDhanurasana or #Natarajasana variant
⑲ – #Kapotasana variant
⑳ – #FullBow or #PadangusthaDhanurasana
㉑ – Half Frog or #ArdhaBhekasana in #Camel or #Ustrasana
㉒ – Standing #Backbend or #Anuvittasana
㉓ – Kapotasana variant is possible, otherwise Laghuvajrasana
㉔ – #Rajakapotasana II
㉕ – #Bridge or #SetuBandhasana variant
㉖ – #PuppyPose or #UttanaShishosana variant
㉗ – Archer legs in #PinchaMayurasana variant
㉘ – #ChinStand, Chin #Scorpion or #ViparitaSalabhasana variant

Handstand in August 1st 2019. There are two ways to enter this wheelposevariation - start from handstand or wheelpose. I went for the handstand route, and experimented with short distance to w
Handstand (Adho Mukha Vrksasana)
Hollow back in January 19th 2018. Thank you all hosts, sponsors and everyone who joined for a fantastic challenge! For this  Lastday, I bring a handstand hollow back after kick up against wall
Hollow back
Forearm stand in September 29th 2019. Thank you all hosts and sponsors for this amazing challenge! My choice for last day is Pincha Mayurasana or Forearm stand in the sunshine. This month have
Pincha (Pincha Mayurasana)
Headstand in July 14th 2020. I'm catching up with two types of headstands, the Salamba Sirsasana A and Tripod headstand, also known as mukta hasta sirsasana a.
Headstand (Sirsasana)
Forearm stand in September 29th 2019. Thank you all hosts and sponsors for this amazing challenge! My choice for last day is Pincha Mayurasana or Forearm stand in the sunshine. This month have
Pincha (Pincha Mayurasana)
Forearm Wheel in August 8th 2019. As for last day, main pose is way out of my league, but I'm getting more comfortable with regular Forearmwheel or Viparita Dandasana, so I bring one, although
Forearm Wheel (Viparita Dandasana)
Dolphin pose in July 18th 2018. I'm ending this humpday with  Ardha Pincha Mayurasana or  Dolphinpose. This is an important preparation pose for pincha, and also the most common pose to launch into pincha.
Dolphin pose (Ardha Pincha Mayurasana)
Forearm Wheel in August 8th 2019. As for last day, main pose is way out of my league, but I'm getting more comfortable with regular Forearmwheel or Viparita Dandasana, so I bring one, although
Forearm Wheel (Viparita Dandasana)
King Pigeon II (Eka Pada Rajakapotasana II)
Reclined Frog Pose (Supta Bhekasana)
Bow Pose in December 13th 2018. I go for both strength and flexibility today and bring a  Bow Pose or  Dhanurasana as well as a  Boatpose or  Navasana for  Abs. These poses targets the  Manipu
Bow Pose (Dhanurasana)
Gherandasana in December 18th 2017. It's the first time I practice any type of  Pose Dedicatedto Sage Gheranda or  Gherandasana.
Gherandasana (Pose Dedicated to Sage Gheranda)
Bend like a Canary Dancer
Wheelpose (Urdva Dhanurasana)
Wheel with one leg up in August 14th 2019. Eka Pada Urdhva Dhanurasana is Wheel with one leg up, and I've never got decent height in this one if I got up at all. But I've found what have held
Wheel with one leg up (Eka Pada Urdhva Dhanurasana)
Wheel with one leg up in August 14th 2019. Eka Pada Urdhva Dhanurasana is Wheel with one leg up, and I've never got decent height in this one if I got up at all. But I've found what have held
Wheel with one leg up (Eka Pada Urdhva Dhanurasana)
Bend like a Canary Dancer
Wheelpose (Urdva Dhanurasana)
Fishpose (Matsyasana)
Fallen dancer pose with strap support
Fallen Dancer (Supta Natarajasana)
Kapotasana
Bow Pose in December 13th 2018. I go for both strength and flexibility today and bring a  Bow Pose or  Dhanurasana as well as a  Boatpose or  Navasana for  Abs. These poses targets the  Manipu
Bow Pose (Dhanurasana)

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